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Oral rehydration in diarrhoeal disease: a comparative study of Orolyte and Lactade.

@article{Haquani1985OralRI,
  title={Oral rehydration in diarrhoeal disease: a comparative study of Orolyte and Lactade.},
  author={A. H. Haquani and S. Shams},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  year={1985},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={
          255-64
        }
}
Oral rehydration therapy with electrolytes and glucose has been generally accepted in the treatment of cholera and non-cholera diarrhoeas with less than 10% dehydration. Oral fluid for cholera patients contained 90 mmol/L of Sodium because of high facal excretion rate of sodium in cholera. The same fomula has been introduced by the World Health Organisation in developing countries for non-cholera diarrhoeas where fecal excretion rates of sodium are much less compared to cholera. There has been… Expand
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